ECHL Critical Dates – 2013-14


Oct. 2013 
3Players may report to Training Camp
 Training Camp Rosters due (3 p.m. ET)
4First day of on-ice sessions
16Opening Day Rosters due (3 p.m. ET)
1826th ECHL Regular Season begins
Nov. 2013 
1Deadline for submission of ECHL Hall of Fame candidates
Dec. 2013 
20Christmas Waiver/Trade Freeze begins (5 p.m. ET)
23-25Christmas Break (no games played)
26Christmas Waiver/Trade Freeze ends (Noon ET)
Jan. 2014 
21-23Midseason Break (no games played)
 ECHL Board of Governors Meeting (location TBD)
24Jersey Reversal Date
Feb. 2014 
1Any NHL/AHL Player bought out of contract after today may not appear on an ECHL Protected List
9-25NHL Olympic Break
12-13AHL All-Star Classic (St. John’s Newfoundland)
15ECHL Overseas Deadline (3 p.m. ET) & IIHF Transfer Deadline (6 p.m. ET)
Mar. 2014 
5NHL Trade Deadline (3 p.m. ET)
12AHL Trade Deadline (3 p.m. ET)
 Recall/Assignment Deadline (11:59 p.m. local time)
13ECHL Trade Deadline (3 p.m. ET)
Apr. 2014 
11Last day to place a Player on Waivers (5 p.m. ET)
13Last day of 2013-14 ECHL Regular Season
 Last day of 2013-14 NHL Regular Season
14Kelly Cup Playoff Rosters due (3 p.m. ET)
Kelly Cup Playoffs begin
20Last day of AHL Regular Season
June 2014 
1Protected Lists due (3 p.m. ET)
13Future Considerations Trade Deadline (3 p.m. ET)
15Season Ending Rosters due (3 p.m. ET)